At issue is whether China has deployed a new intercontinental ballistic missile ICBM near the Russian border.
Asian states Pakistan, India, China, and North Korea comprise four of the world's nine nuclear-armed states. The interconnections of these countries must be considered to fully understand how nuclear nonproliferation can be influenced.
A new study suggests that President Obama, failed to make progress in key nuclear disarmament areas during his second term.
China is expanding its arsenal of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, according to a report from the U.S. Defense Department.
Under Article VI of the nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), each of the parties, including the nuclear-weapon-state parties...
The Nuclear Security Summit process and associated U.S. nuclear threat reduction programs have played a vital role in reducing the risk of a nuclear or radiological attack by terrorists.
The move is not expected to affect nuclear policy or strategy.
Communications between Chinese and U.S. nuclear experts are sometimes difficult and inefficient, in part because of the differences in the ways the two sides think about nuclear weapons.
It is quite possible that China could deploy a strategic missile defense system with a small number of interceptors within the next few years.
The administration submitted the proposed 123 agreement with China on April 21.
The Obama administration sent Congress a new nuclear cooperation agreement with China and initialed a new pact with South Korea.
Although China has made significant progress in nuclear security since the September 11 attacks, there is room for improvement.